Monthly Archives: May 2019

Random Musing Before Shabbat–B’khukotai 5779–Not New

Life has once again interfered with my time this week, so no new musing to offer. However, last year’s musing for the combined B’har-B’khukotai was based on text from B’khukotai, and is as timely, if not more so, than it … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–B’har 5779-The Many Rabbit Holes of Leviticus 25:23

וְהָאָ֗רֶץ לֹ֤א תִמָּכֵר֙ לִצְמִתֻ֔ת כִּי־לִ֖י הָאָ֑רֶץ כִּֽי־גֵרִ֧ים וְתוֹשָׁבִ֛ים אַתֶּ֖ם עִמָּדִֽי׃ But the land must not be sold beyond reclaim, for the land is Mine; you are but strangers resident with Me. I don’t know about you, but the text here … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Emor 5779–Shor Spot

Anyone who is a semi-regular reader of my musings recognizes that I don’t exactly agree with a lot of the rabbinic interpretations and understandings of the Torah – informed, as they are – by, in my humble opinion, the conceived … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Acharei Mot 5779–Once More, With Feeling

Pure fun for this Shabbat. Or is it? You decide. It’s all about the blood, ‘bout the blood – no drinking. Torah is pretty hung up on blood. Blood of all kinds. Animal blood. Menstrual blood. Sacrificial blood. Human blood. … Continue reading

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